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    Drunk driver arrested after being released from hospital

    Two troopers were injured Monday, April 6, after their cruiser, a 2014 Dodge charger, was struck while doing traffic control on I-75. A marked Florida...
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    Marion County Public Schools’ update for 4-20-2020

    Marion County – Marion County Public Schools’ update for April 20, 2020, includes the following actions taken related to COVID-19: · Per the governor’s order,...

    Tornadoes touch down across Florida, cause damage

    Video courtesy of Seth with Florida Cleaning & Restoration Group The National Weather Service has confirmed several small storm cells touched down across Florida on...
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    Florida schools will remain closed the remainder of the school year

    Governor Ron DeSantis announce Saturday that Florida schools will remain closed and continue distance learning for the remainder of the school year. The announcement came...
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    Marion County Public School updates and actions for COVID-19

    Below is the Marion County Public School updates and actions related to COVID-19: · “Parking Lot Wi-Fi” is now available at three schools and coming...
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    First-ever appointed superintendent of Marion public schools starting this fall

    Marion County - Members of the Marion County School Board unanimously chose Dr. Diane Gullett to be its first-ever appointed superintendent starting this fall. Gullett...
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    FHP: MCSO Sgt. charged with careless driving following crash

    On Sunday, Marion County Sheriff's Office Sgt. Paul Bloom, 47, was driving east on County Road 464 when he rear-ended 65-year-old Hilroy Browne who...
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    Third Marion County resident died from COVID-19, updates by zip code

    A 49-year-old female from Marion County passed away over the weekend after contracting COVID-19. She was an Ocala resident and did not have any underlying...
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    Free “Parking Lot WiFi” for students who do not have access at home

    The Marion County School District is hoping a “Parking Lot WiFi” program will help students who are less fortunate and do not have access...
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    49-year-old accused of sexually assaulting little girl

    Belleview, Florida -- Belleview Police Department officers arrested Colin Guy, 49, of Ocala on Thursday after he was accused of molesting a little girl. Guy...
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    Two Dunnellon men arrested for burglary of a Marathon gas station

    Dunnellon, Florida -- Two Dunnellon men were arrested after surveillance video revealed they had smashed in the glass door of a Marathon gas station...
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    Deputy arrived at bloody scene, suspect was standing over the victim screaming

    Ocklawaha -- Marion County Sheriff's Deputy Rekully arrived at a home in the 5700 block of 171st Court, Ocklawaha, to find a bloody scene...
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    Driver slammed into FHP cruiser on I-75, two hospitalized

    A trooper was injured Monday after his vehicle, a 2014 Dodge charger,  was struck while doing traffic control on I-75. A marked Florida Highway Patrol...
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    Marion County update on COVID-19 by zip code

      Marion County received confirmation of five additional cases of COVID-19, the novel coronavirus, today. This brings Marion County’s total case count to 55. The most...
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    Two Ocala residents die from COVID-19

    Two Marion County residents -- an 88-year-old male and a 58-year-old male -- passed away this weekend after contracting COVID-19. Both were Ocala residents....
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    Eerie public service announcement in Walmart parking lot

    End of the world creepy! That is how a reader described a public service announcement she recorded while at the Walmart on Highway 40...
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    COVID-19 update for Marion County, city-by-city breakdown

    OCALA, Fla.—As of 6 p.m. Friday, April 3, Marion County has 38 total COVID-19 cases. The most recent individuals confirmed to have the virus...

    Business owner runs off backseat lovers

    The owner of Team Bulldog Garage, Nmar Perez, said on Thursday that she and a tow truck driver had to run off two people...
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    MCSO detective resigns following multiple sexual harassment claims

    A Marion County Sheriff’s Office detective resigned following an internal affairs investigation that revealed he had sexually harassed several women within the agency. MCSO Detective...
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    Update on Marion County Public Schools

    MARION COUNTY – First and foremost, the school district asks that all parents please be patient during this trying time as many parents have...